PM Nawaz performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia

PM expected to meet Saudi royal family during his visit


Web Desk July 12, 2015
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets Saudi king Salman bin Abdul Aziz. PHOTO COURTESY: SPA

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif performed Umrah after reaching Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

Upon his arrival at the Jeddah airport, the prime minister was received by officials of the Pakistani Embassy in Jeddah.

He also also met Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz.

Read: PM Nawaz, army chief arrive in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan enjoy close brotherly and strategic relations. Both countries have cooperated with each other in times of crisis and have focused on strengthening trade ties.

In April, Nawaz and army chief General Raheel Sharif had visited Saudia for a day.

Upon their arrival, the delegation was received by Prince Mohammad bin Nayef Al-Saud, deputy crown prince and minister for interior, Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud and defence minister at the airport.

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